Jussie Smollett seems to be in serious hot water after his alleged attack in Chicago has come under fire.
Earlier last month, Jussie called Chicago Police Department claiming to have been attacked in the street by two “white” men, but the investigation led to the arrest and later released without charge of two Nigerian brothers.
Jussie’s version of events took a steep fall when sources began claiming both Chicago PD and the brothers are saying Jussie paid them to stage an attack.
Law enforcement wants to speak with Jussie again to “verify” details as his version of events don’t match up to the investigation thus far, but he hasn’t attended the interviews that he keeps getting invited to, raising further suspicion that it could be a fabricated report.
The case is now heading to a grand jury investigation but Jussie has one last chance to prevent this if he meets with law enforcement. Cops “urgently” want to follow-up on the investigation after the brothers, Ola and Abel Osundario, told them it was staged and were paid to do it.
Another note to be added, sources claim that even if Jussie speaks to law enforcement, he must now “convince them” that he didn’t stage the attack and it is as authentic as he originally claimed… otherwise, it’s going to the grand jury.
If it goes to a grand jury and they decide his allegations are false, he could be indicted on the felony crime of filing a false report.
Interesting history: according to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office, Jussie pleased no contest to DUI, driving without a license and providing false information to law enforcement in 2007. He was allegedly stopped by cops and gave his brothers details but was caught out — he was sentenced to two years probations and given a choice of a fine or jail.